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ERIC Number: ED293427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 244
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-555-42084-2
Teaching and Learning with Computers. A Guide for College Faculty and Administrators. First Edition.
Heermann, Barry
The use of computers in higher education instruction is addressed from a pedagogical point of view and is intended as a guide to the integration of computers into instruction in ways that will fulfill the technology's promise and avoid its problems. After an introductory section on the promises and problems of computers, Part One ("Enriching Instruction with Computers") consists of the following chapters: "Deciding When and How To Use Computers in a Course"; "The Computer as Teaching Machine: Enhancing Informational Skills"; "The Computer as Simulator: Developing Problem-Solving and Integrative Skills"; "The Computer as Resource: Fostering Investigative Skills"; "The Computer as Tool: Improving Analytical Skills"; and "Acquiring and Implementing Educational Software." Part Two ("Creating an Environment for Computer-Enriched Instruction") consists of the following chapters: "Planning an Institutionwide Computer Environment"; "Overcoming Resistance and Building Support for Computer Uses in Instruction"; "Organizing and Managing Academic Computing Programs"; and "New Technology and the Future of Teaching and Learning with Computers." A glossary of common computer terms, sources of information and assistance for academic computing, and an index are appended. 148 references. (KM)
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1310 ($22.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A